Shipping to Kenya from the United States

Shipping from the US to Kenya

Kenya import tax & custom fees

currency
Currency: Kenyan shilling (KES)
tax threshold
Tax Threshold: 0 USD
tax vat gst
Tax (VAT/GST): 14%
duties calculation method
Calculation method: CIF

Tax & duties are calculated on the price of the products and shipping costs

The taxation for a particular country depends on the local GST/VAT, as well as the item category and its declared value. The tax & duty threshold is the amount at which a person begins paying taxes based on the declared value of an item.

Kenya calculates using the CIF method, which means the import duty and taxes are calculated based on the value of the imported goods as well as shipping costs.

duties calculation method
Import duty product categories

Shipment items in an order will have relevant duties charged at this rate

  • Mobiles0%
  • Tablets0%
  • Computers0%
  • Cameras0%
  • Accessories0%
  • Accessories (Battery)obiles0%
  • Health & Beauty25%
  • Fashion25%
  • Watches25%
  • Jewelry25%
  • Pets Accessories25%
  • Dry Food & Supplements25%
  • Home Appliances25%
  • Home decor25%
  • Toys25%
  • Sports25%
  • Luggage25%
  • Audio video25%
  • Documents0%
  • Gaming25%
  • Books & Collectibles0%

We are constantly trying to keep this information accurate, but it may change at any time.

Shipping Documentation to Kenya

Shipping internationally is a complex process that requires a lot of paperwork. It is a process that takes a lot of time and can be confusing. Forward.me automatically creates the necessary paperwork for your shipment based on the information you provide. This makes the process quick and easy for you.
  • Commercial Invoice
  • Tax Documents & Shipping Labels
  • Battery Statement

How Forward.me Works

Create a Forward.me account to get your U.S. shipping address.

Shop online in the United States and have your purchases shipped to your U.S. address.

When your packages arrive at Forward.me, click the SHIP button to get them sent to you!

Kenya Customs: Shipping Restrictions & Prohibited Items

shipping to alcohol from the US
AlcoholProhibited
Animals
AnimalsProhibited
Chemicals
ChemicalsProhibited
shipping to currency from the US
CurrencyProhibited
shipping to drugs from the US
DrugsProhibited
Explosives
ExplosivesProhibited
shipping firearms from the US
FirearmsProhibited
Fresh Food
Fresh FoodProhibited
Plants
PlantsProhibited
Seeds
SeedsProhibited
Tobacco
TobaccoProhibited

Confused on Kenya customs and regulations? Before shipping to Kenya (or any country), it's important to know if there are any special arrangements to make when sending them or even if they are legal at all. Get shipping regulations for Kenya and other countries at ForwardMe.

Cities in Kenya. ForwardMe will ship American products to your door in any Kenya city, including:

Shipping to Nairobi
Shipping to Meru
Shipping to Mombasa
Shipping to Kisumu
Shipping to Nakuru
Shipping to Eldoret
Shipping to Machakos
Shipping to Thika
Shipping to Nyeri
Shipping to Mumias
Shipping to Malindi
Shipping to Kakamega
Shipping to Lodwar
Shipping to Garissa
Shipping to Kitale
Shipping to Bungoma
Shipping to Wajir
Shipping to Isiolo
Shipping to Embu
Shipping to Kisii
Shipping to Homa Bay
Shipping to Busia
Shipping to Kericho
Shipping to Mandera
Shipping to Moyale
Shipping to Lamu
Shipping to Maralal
Shipping to Eldama Ravine
Shipping to Marsabit
Shipping to Kitui
Shipping to Hola
Shipping to Kiambu
Shipping to Kabarnet
Shipping to Migori
Shipping to Kerugoya
Shipping to Iten
Shipping to Nyamira
Shipping to Kapsabet
Shipping to Murang’a
Shipping to Sotik Post
Shipping to Siaya
Shipping to Kapenguria
Shipping to Wote
Shipping to Mwatate
Shipping to Kajiado
Shipping to Ol Kalou
Shipping to Narok
Shipping to Kwale
Shipping to Rumuruti
Shipping to Kendu Bay
Shipping to Athi River
Shipping to Sotik
Shipping to Voi
Shipping to Nanyuki
Shipping to Naivasha
Shipping to Namanga
Shipping to Mwingi
Shipping to Dadaab
Shipping to Karungu
Shipping to Witu
Shipping to Konza
Shipping to Tsavo

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